The New Balance 1080 v5 is a premium, daily running, neutral shoe designed for a neutral foot motion.


Luxurious comfort meets lightweight stability in the 1080 v5. A full length ABZORB midsole with N2 cushioning delivers unmatched shock absorption and flexibility, while a durable rubber outsole is strategically designed for maximum responsiveness.  A synthetic mesh upper is complemented by an asymmetrical heel counter for a secure, yet breathable fit.  Step in for a run you won't soon forget.

Model Number:

Weight:9.0 oz/255.1g (size 8)

Stack Height:  30mm (Heel), 22mm (Forefoot)

How it Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to high
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


  • N2 Cushioning system consists of responsive, durable cushioning that sits lower to the ground than traditional cushioning systems. 
  • ABZORB FL is a full-length, top-of-the-line midsole foam for great durability and improved cushioning.
  • T-Beam consists of a light, flexible TPU shank in the midfoot for torsional stability and additional arch support.


  • Ndurance is a highly durable carbon rubber located in the heel and the lateral side of the outsole.
  • Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.


  • Synthetic Mesh throughout the upper provides lightweight and breathable coverage.
  • Fantom Fit are two materials combined with a No-Sew processes that provide an ultralight supportive fit.
  • Asymmetrical Heel Counter secures the heel and works to correct overpronation.
  • Synthetic Overlays are strategically placed to produce a snug fit.
  • No-Sew upper materials are soft, supple and hold the foot securely on the platform.


  • PL-8 is a running-specific last with a standard heel width, toe-box height, and forefoot width.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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